The Bosque County Sheriff’s Office arrested two subjects after unrelated pursuits led them across different parts of the county.
According to Chief Deputy Clint Pullin, Corporal Ty Hardy attempted a traffic stop on a maroon sports car on FM 56 for speeding August 29. The driver failed to yield, and instead continued on toward Lakeside Village.
The pursuit continued with the man turning onto CR 1296, north of Lakeside Village. From the there, deputies continued the chase onto CR 1300 with Department of Public Safety State Troopers involved.
The driver continued to Private Road 1301, where the deputies stopped the subject in a driveway. After the sports car stopped, law enforcement agents continued with a felony stop, issuing verbal commands for the subject to exit the vehicle. As the man stepped out of the door, officers observed him drop a baggie on the ground. Following an investigation of the subject and the vehicle, Clayton Earl Boren was charged with evading arrest detention with a vehicle and possession of a controlled substance, PG 1, under one gram. A field test returned positive results for methamphetamine. The subject was arrested and booked into the Bosque County Jail.
Highway 6 Pursuit
Bosque County Deputy Zachary Watson heard radio traffic from the Clifton Police Department about a suspicious vehicle traveling on the shoulder of State Highway 6 August 21. Authorities believed that the vehicle was involved with property damage from a previous incident on County Road 4290 near Clifton, and attempted a traffic stop. The vehicle failed to yield and picked up speed, passing other vehicle whiles deputies followed. Department of Public Safety State Troopers joined in, and the subject continued onto FM 2602.
After the driver stopped, deputies discovered an open alcohol container and determined the driver caused the property damage in the previous incident. They also located a plastic bag on the floorboard of the driver’s seat. Justin Cole Sweet, of Temple, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, PG 1, between one and four grams. Deputy Zachary Watson booked the subject into the Bosque County Jail.